Nellie Bly (1864 – 1922) will be portrayed by JoAnn Peterson of Kingwood in a West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at McDowell Public Library on May 24th at 6:00 P.M. The local sponsor of the program is McDowell Public Library.
Nellie Bly was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane who became a well-known investigative reporter in the late 1800s, unheard of for a woman at that time . . .